Terms & Conditions

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This statement sets out the terms and conditions for using this website.

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1. Definitions

In the context of these terms and conditions, the following words shall have the following meanings:

“NSPA” means National Suicide Prevention Alliance, a cross-sector, England wide coalition of organisations committed to reducing the number of suicides in England and improving the support available for those bereaved or affected by suicide.

“Samaritans” means registered charity number 219432 and a company limited by guarantee no. 757372 having its registered office at The Upper Mill, Kingston Road, Ewell, Surrey, KT17 2AF, and host of the NSPA Secretariat;

“the Website” means any website under the ownership or control of NSPA from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions;

“the Material” means all of the information, data, text, graphics, links or computer code published on, contained or available on the Website;

“User” means any individual, firm, company or organisation accessing the Website;

“Member” means any organisation that has been accepted as a member of NSPA according to the membership rules appearing on this Website; and

“Supporter” means any individual that has been accepted as a supporter of NSPA according to the supporter rules appearing on this Website.

2. Applicable terms and conditions

The Website is owned by NSPA and any use made of this site (including registrations made via the Website), are subject to these terms and conditions.

NSPA may, at its sole discretion and without prior notice to any User, modify or revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating the text of this page. Your continued use of the Website after amendments are made means you accept the terms and conditions as updated. Therefore, please visit this page regularly to review the terms and conditions.

3. Use of the Website

By using or accessing the Website, all Users agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, do not use this Website.

Anyone is entitled to view any non-password protected parts of the Website and to use for their own purposes the information contained therein, provided:

3.1 it is used for information purposes only, for reproduction for personal use only and not for reproduction on any other website or for commercial gain.

3.2 any links created to the Website are notified to and approved by NSPA before they are created.

3.3 no part of the Website is copied, stored in a retrieval system, transmitted or reproduced in any form or by any means to any third party without the written permission of NSPA except (a) where extracts from the Website are downloaded or printed for personal and non-commercial use, or (b) where text from this Website is reproduced for the purpose of reporting in news publications provided that the text is reproduced accurately and fairly and not in a manner that could confuse or mislead others or cause damage to NSPA or Samaritans or its reputation and provided that this Website is acknowledged as the source of the information. However, in no event may a User use graphics, trademarks, logos, designs, images or photographs from the Website, except with our consent. Please send your written requests to use such content from the Website to [email address].

4. Intellectual property rights

4.1 The intellectual property rights in the Material are owned by NSPA, its Members, or its additional content suppliers. Unauthorised use of the Material including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or republication without the prior written consent of NSPA or, where applicable, the respective intellectual property owner(s) is prohibited.

4.2 The names and logos of NSPA and all related product and service names, designs marks and slogans are the trade names, service marks or trademarks of NSPA or its Members and may not be used without the prior consent of NSPA.

5. Disclaimer

The website is intended to provide general information only. Users should seek appropriate professional advice before taking or refraining from taking any action in reliance on any information contained in this website. So far as permissible by law, NSPA and Samaritans do not accept any liability to any person relating to the use of any such information.

Whilst NSPA has taken every precaution in compiling this site neither it, Samaritans, nor any other contributors to the site can be held responsible for any action (or the lack thereof) taken by any person or organisation wherever they shall be based, as a result, direct or otherwise, on information contained in or accessed through this internet site.

NSPA may update the Website from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

6. Target audience

NSPA is an England-wide coalition of organisations, and the Website is intended for use by UK residents only in relation to their activities within the UK. Whilst we welcome all visitors to the Website, it may be inappropriate to apply any of the information on the Website to activities outside the UK. Those who visit the Website from outside the UK are responsible for complying with all applicable laws. If use of the website breaches any law in your jurisdiction(s), you may not use the Website and you must exit immediately.

NSPA does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via the Website is accurate, complete or correct. The information provided on this Website has not been written to meet individual requirements and it is the User’s sole responsibility to be sure it satisfies the User’s needs prior to using the information in any way.

7. Warranty and indemnity

The User warrants to NSPA and Samaritans that it will not use the Website, the Material or any part thereof for any purpose that is in contravention of any applicable law or regulation or in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property rights of third parties or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others or in any defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful manner. The User shall indemnify NSPA and Samaritans, their employees and agents, and hold them harmless against all claims, liability, losses, damages and expenses including, without limitation, legal fees and costs arising out of or incurred as a result of any claims made, or litigation brought, against them, their employees or agents, as a result of the use by the User of the Website, the Material or any part thereof for whatever purpose, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

8. Limitation of liability

NSPA and Samaritans hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to the Material, whether express or implied or statutory. In no event shall NSPA or Samaritans be liable for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages whatsoever, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

9. Third party websites

The Website may contain links to websites operated by parties other than NSPA. Such links are provided for the User’s convenience only. NSPA does not control such websites, and is not responsible for their content. NSPA’s inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. The User is solely responsible for evaluating the accuracy and completeness of any information contained on the third party websites, and also the value and integrity of any goods and services offered by such websites. Neither NSPA nor Samaritans accept any responsibility in relation to such websites’ content or the way a User interacts with it.

10. Privacy and Data Protection

Our Privacy Statement can be read in full here

11. Viruses

Whilst NSPA makes all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses and other potentially dangerous software from the website it cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted by NSPA or Samaritans for damage caused through the downloading of viruses and other potentially dangerous software. Therefore, you are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information from the Website.

12. General

12.1 If any provisions of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid or unenforceable, the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected.

12.2 These terms and conditions (as they may be amended from time to time pursuant to clause 2) constitute the entire agreement between NSPA and the User and supercede all other (prior or contemporaneous) communications and proposals, whether electronic or written, between the User and NSPA.

12.3 Any failure of NSPA to exercise or enforce any of its rights under these terms and conditions shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such rights or operate so as to bar the subsequent exercise or enforcement or any such rights.

13. Jurisdiction

The terms and conditions and the use by the User of the Website shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the parties hereto submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the Website or these terms and conditions.

14. Contacting Us

Please contact us at info@nspa.org.uk if you have any questions or concerns about this Website. If you contact us or we contact you in relation to this Website, we will do so in accordance with our Privacy Policy (see clause 10 above).